~ William IV 1827 Pattern British Infantry Officer`s Sword ~
This is an interesting example of the 1827 Pattern British Infantry Officer`s Sword from the short reign of King William IV (1830-1837). It comprises a distinctive pipe back blade with a brass pommel in the form of a lion and a fishskin grip.
The sword has no visible markings.
~ Dimensions ~
The blade has a length of 30 inches (76.25cm), with the sword having an overall length of 35.5 inches (90.25cm).
It weighs 1.24kg.
~ Condition ~
The blade has some areas of shallow pitting. The etchings are somewhat difficult to see.
The fishskin grip is in good order; the hilt generally good and the folding guard locks down onto the scabbard well.
The scabbard has been professionally reconstructed.
The original sword knot is in fair condition and included.
~ Postage ~
UK postage costs £12 or the sword can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard....Read full description